International Development Research Centre: Community Forestry: Trees and People—The John G. Bene Fellowship
IDRC offers this fellowship annually to facilitate field research on the relationship between forest resources and the social, economic, cultural, and environmental welfare of people in developing countries.
Part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, IDRC invests in knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve lives and livelihoods in the developing world. Bringing together the right partners around opportunities for impact, IDRC builds leaders for today and tomorrow and helps drive large-scale positive change.
Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status.
Registered at a Canadian university at the master's or doctoral level.
Academic background that combines forestry or agroforestry with social sciences. Applicants from interdisciplinary programs (e.g. environmental studies) may also be eligible, provided their programs contain the specified elements.
Proposed field research must take place in a developing country.
Evidence of affiliation with an institution or organization in the region in which the research will take place.